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Beau Rivage:

Everything you Want

Article and photos by Kathleen Walls

One of the spacious rooms
Beau Rivage in Biloxi, Mississippi is a city within a city. Whether you want to pull the slot leaver, flip a blackjack card or play high stakes poker, The Beau Rivage Resort & Casino can accommodate you. In fact, even if you have no interest in gaming, you can shop, swim, surf or pool, get a massage or loll in a spa, dock at the marina or dine, be it snack or elegant cuisine, the Beau Rivage can accommodate travelers of any stripe. It fits anyone to a “T.”

The rooms are bright and airy and so cozy. If you are feeling flush, you can upgrade to an even more lustrous experience, one of their suites. However either way, you will be coddled and welcomed.

BR Prime
Even if you never venture out of the resort, you won't lack for a fun dining experience. There are twelve restaurants, five lounges, an elevated cafe and bar. my pick of the lot is the BR Prime, the resort’s finest steakhouse. They boast “Enough swank to make the Rat Pack proud” and they aren’t kidding. Food is superb, drinks are icy and delicious and service is first rate.

Jia is their other fine dining restaurant. It offers a pan-Asian experience with the best foods from  Japan, Thailand, China, Korea and Vietnam. Two hard choices. I recommend stay9ng long enough to enjoy both.

For just snacks or a quick bite, you will find the airy and bright Terrace Caf� in the atrium lobby . Or you can get down and dirty in the Memphis Q where you can experience authentic southern barbeque amidst blues memorabilia and music.

What a pool!
If you hadn’t pigged out enough yet, you will enjoy  breakfast at their buffet which offers everything from crawfish to omelets and anything else you might want for breakfast. Lunch and dinner there are just as huge.

If hunger strikes while you are in the casino, never fear, Snacks is right there to offer you a quick bite. To grant equal right to the pool loungers, you can find the Pool Bar and Cafe deck side. When you need a sweet treat or fast pick up visit Roast Bean for a steaming cuppa java or wrap your tongue around some sin-sational ice cream at Scoops.

Of course, like any good city there are lots of other things to do. You can get pampered at eh spa, enjoy a round of golf on the Fallen Oak Course or get a makeover at the salon after a wet day at the pool. Should you forget anything or just want something new, shopping is raised to an art here.

fitness spa
The fitness center and the spa

Young visitors are not ignored. The arcade offers a fantastic array of electronic wizardry that would enthrall even Harry Potter.

The entire place is filled with beauty
The night life in this quasi- town is out of this world. It ranges from acts like the Beach Boys to Vince Gill. Whatever your musical style, you will find an act to please you there in any given month. The  1,500 seat and state-of-the-art sound and lighting system theater, will provide the best possible experience for you. It's not just limited to musicians, Dance reviews, comedians and other big names grace the stage.

Of course, most folks want to experience a bit of Vegas on the Gulf and try their hand at a game of chance. Be it Baccarat, Blackjack, Craps, Roulette or a deluxe Poker Room,  cards are king here. Slots are not neglected with over 2,000 slot machines of all kinds. If you are a high roller there is even a high stakes rook especially for you.

You can while, or wild, away the night in the Coast Lounge. This fun spot has a split personality. It's a easy going sports bar/restaurant by day but when the sun goes down, Coast lets loose its most swinging self. Day or night , you can't miss at the  Beau Rivage.


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